School-related gender-based violence

November 28, 2016
Poor girls are at greatest risk from SRGBV. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.

  This blog post was written by United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) Youth Representative, Alice Saisha, as a part of The Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.    When I follow up on girls from poor households …View More  > 

September 9, 2016
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‘Pikin to Pikin Tok’ – A response to Ebola

Submitted by Tricia Young, Director of Child to Child. The ‘Pikin to Pikin Tok’ project is featured on UNGEI’s newly launched Documenting Good Practice website. You can read more good practice case studies from across the globe by visiting www.goodpracticefund.org.   When …View More  > 

September 9, 2016
UNGEI Fund reveals valuable evidence on girls’ education and gender equality

From 2014 -2016 the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched the UNGEI Fund for Documentation of Good Practice in Girls’ Education and Gender Equality. The UNGEI Fund provided technical assistance and …View More  > 

August 12, 2016
Five strategies to achieve the 2030 education goals

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted By Alice Saisha – UNGEI Youth Representative. Madame Victoria, a teacher I …View More  > 

August 11, 2016
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Realizing safe and quality education in emergencies

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted by Joseph Munyambanza. Some students have to walk 20km to school and 20Km …View More  > 

August 10, 2016
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Valuing and protecting LGBTI diversity for safer schools

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted by Niluka Perera. Growing up as a gay boy wasn’t a pleasant …View More  > 

December 10, 2015
#16Days – Youth as Partners in Combating School-Related GBV: Improving Education and Livelihoods in Uganda

The theme of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is ending school-related gender-based violence. Violence and abuse in and around schools affects approximately 246 million girls and boys every year. School-based gender-based violence can take the …View More  > 

December 10, 2015
#16Days – “We need protection and safe schools.” Nancy reflects on SRGBV in Sierra Leone

As part of Plan International’s Project, interviewing Millennium Children about School Related Gender Base Violence (SRGBV), I discovered that this is a prevailing issue affecting girls’ education and their lives in general in Sierra Leone. The perpetrators are mostly male …View More  > 

December 9, 2015
#16Days – Empowering the Entire Community to End School-related GBV

As the 16 Days of Activism draw to a close, this blog space has shared many valuable lessons and recommendations from the actors – civil society organizations, educational and government institutions, donors, and researchers – who will have much to …View More  > 

December 8, 2015
#16Days – Learning Amidst Hardships: Teenage Pregnancy and Schooling in Sierra Leone

With one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in the world, being a girl in Sierra Leone brings with it enormous challenges and risks. According to the 2013, DHS up to 28% of girls aged 15-18 years had been …View More  > 

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